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Alaska Airlines Senior Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Company Alaska Airlines

The Team

It should come as no surprise that Alaska Airlines is recognized as one of Seattle’s most desirable companies for engineers and technology professionals. Our technology teams are regularly disrupting the way our guests experience air travel. We are innovators and creators, striving to continually improve our award-winning technology in ways that make travel as simple, enjoyable and seamless as possible. We are not content to rest on our successes. We take pride in the fact that our ideas have become the norm across the industry, and we are always thinking about what's next! Our culture of collaboration, history of launching industry-leading products, and experienced teams that work at the highest levels of software development help us to pioneer technologies that are creating an airline people love.

Role Summary

The Senior Software Engineer is a subject matter expert in full-stack software engineering at Alaska Airlines. As an individual contributor, this role exercises considerable judgment to make decisions that support our products top-to-bottom and ship software on a regular basis (anywhere from daily to every two weeks). This role also provides recommendations to address challenges while working in an agile environment with product owners.

Key Duties

  • Acts as a subject matter expert in full-stack engineering on a scrum delivery team, collaborating with product owners, designers, and other engineers to deliver business value on an iterative basis.

  • Coaches and influences team-members on best practices and emerging technologies.

  • Solves complex technology and business problems with new and creative methods.

  • Architects, engineers, tests, deploys, and supports highly scalable and maintainable complex, end-to-end custom software applications.

  • Ensures delivery of high-quality software by writing clean code and utilizing pair programming, test-driven development (TDD), and continuous integration.

  • Actively engages in the technology industry, networks and understands how evolving technologies can benefit our organization.

  • Influences cross-functionality and partners with other disciplines to develop strategy.

  • Develops a solid understanding of the team’s guest experience, business, and systems.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills

Required

  • 4 years of experience in software engineering or related area.

  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus in Computer Science or a related field, or an additional two years of relevant training/experience in lieu of this degree.

  • Experience in the following:

  • Angular, TypeScript, and .NET Core

  • Acting as a full-stack software engineer building custom, high scale, n-tier applications using object-orientated languages (c#, java, etc.).

  • Developing web or mobile applications using modern technologies (react, swift, etc.)

  • Utilizing appropriate design patterns to create clean, maintainable, and performant code.

  • Expertise with TDD, unit testing, pair programming, and other XP techniques.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the confidence to socialize and introduce new ideas and technologies to communities of developers.

  • High degree of professionalism, customer service orientation, initiative, flexibility, and the ability to multi-task.

  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to collaborate with a variety of team.

  • Experience coaching and developing other software engineers.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum age of 18.

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred

  • Experience building high-scaled distributed systems running in cloud environments.

  • Experience with DevOps practices and supporting tools.

  • Experience in agile/lean development methodologies.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Where permitted by applicable law, new hires must have received the COVID-19 vaccine. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities or for a sincerely held religious belief.

Total Rewards

  • Competitive total rewards package

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits

  • 401k match program

  • Monthly incentive pay plan

  • Annual incentive pay plan

  • Generous paid time off

  • Travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Location Seattle
Equal Employment Opportunity Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression), national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information (including family medical history) or other legally protected characteristics. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will also be considered for employment, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.
People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
We are an E-Verify ® employer, where required by law.
Job Locations USA-WA-Seattle
Requisition ID 2021-6348
Category Software & Technology

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